Both the Senate and the House made progress on their respective updates to 2005’s Energy Policy Act this week.
Thus far, the idea of using purified municipal sewage effluent—“reclaimed water” in industry parlance—for city water supplies has proven a tough sell.
A sophisticated cyberattack on the U.S. power grid could cause nearly $250 billion in economic losses and, under the most severe circumstances, cost more than $1 trillion to the U.S. economy, according to a recent report prepared by Lloyd’s and the University of Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies.
The British Columbia Supreme Court has ordered the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) to reconsider its previous decision to not require an environmental assessment of the proposed Komie North frac sand mine near Fort Nelson, B.C.
The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday gave the first go ahead to extending the Production Tax Credit (PTC) and other tax incentives to renewable energy developers, among other beneficiaries.
After what seems like a good week or two of hovering between $50 and $51 a barrel, WTI oil prices finally slid under that “magical” $50 per barrel threshold on the announcement late Tuesday by the American Petroleum Institute that crude inventories at Cushing, Oklahoma rose by 2.3 million barrels last week. Later today additional supply data from the EIA will provide further clarity to the current supply status.
PHMSA has recently issued a Final Rule establishing review criteria for state excavation damage programs, as well as a process for enforcing Federal excavation damage requirements in states with inadequate excavation damage prevention enforcement.
The Stage is Set in Cuba for a Boom in Renewable Energy Investment; Can U.S. Companies Take Advantage?
Cuba’s classic cars are not the only relics from the 1950s on the island; Cuba’s electricity grid, a dirty and inefficient infrastructure suffering under five decades of a U.S. embargo and a state-run economy falls into the antique category as well.